U.S. Rhythmic group finishes eighth at GAZPROM World Cup
posted on 03/23/2014

STUTTGART, Germany, March 23, 2014 – The USA's rhythmic gymnastics group finished eighth in the 10 clubs final at the 2014 GAZPROM World Cup, held at the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart, Germany. The event, which is part of the International Gymnastics Federation's World Cup series, wraps up later today with a gala at 4 p.m., local time.

The members of the senior group, which finished ninth in the all-around yesterday, are: Sharon Dassouli, Northbrook, Ill./North Shore Rhythmic Gymnastics Center; Kiana Eide, St. Francis, Minn./Twin Cities Rhythmic; Alisa Kano, New York, N.Y./Isadora; Natalie McGiffert, Los Angeles, Calif./Platinum Gymnastics Academy; Jennifer Rokhman, Northbrook, Ill./North Shore Rhythmic Gymnastics Center; and Monica Rokhman, Northbrook, Ill./North Shore Rhythmic Gymnastics Center. They earned a score of 15.000 in the final.

Russia took the gold with an 18.300, followed by Italy, 17.300, and Azerbaijan, 17.100.